New safety standards on tiny batteries may halt gun sight sales

Chris McLennan
By Chris McLennan
Updated June 29 2022 - 8:32am, first published June 23 2022 - 7:00am
SAFETY WARNING: A gun sight powered by a small battery subject to new safety laws this week. The battery is covered by a small screw-in lid as indicated. Picture: Shooters Union Australia.

Australian hunters have been caught off guard by a new consumer law restricting the use of tiny "coin" batteries.


Chris McLennan

Chris McLennan

National Rural Property Writer

ACM national rural property writer based in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria. Career journalist. Multi award winner.